Central, Ascension, Jefferson chambers win awards Central, Ascension, Jefferson chambers win awards Advocate business staff report Sept. 07, 2013 Comments The Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has named the Central Chamber of Commerce, Ascension Chamber of Commerce and Jefferson Chamber as the organization’s Chamber of the Year in their size categories. Central won in the small chamber category; Ascension, midsize category; and Jefferson, large category. Dozens of chambers of commerce across the state create project booklets outlining what they’ve accomplished in the past year. Chambers are judged by the chamber executives association on how active they are in offering members benefits and the opportunity to get involved in the business community through different chamber functions. In addition, chamber executives are rated based on involvement with the causes and issues that can affect their local member businesses.